Money - examples

Money or finance are an essential medium of exchange, a unit of account and store of value in modern society. Mathematical examples helps to get basic financial literacy.

  1. Loss
    books_34 A bookstore purchased from a publisher the biography of a well-known politician for R15 per copy, but sales have been very poor. The manager has decided to mark the copies down to R12 each to make a quick sale. Calculate the loss on each book as a percenta
  2. Cris had
    stolicky_skola_8_2 Cris had 15000 . He spent 1/3 of his money on a table and the remaining on 5 similar chairs that cost the same. How much did one chair cost?
  3. The sales
    chocholate_5 The sales tax rate is 4.447​% for the city and 4​% for the state. Find the total amount paid for 2 boxes of chocolates at ​$17.96 each.
  4. Dort
    dort_3 The cube-shaped cube box has the dimensions of 30 cm × 30 cm × 12 cm. How many CZK (Czech crowns) would cost be the biggest cake that would fit into the box when a 10 cm³ cake costs CZK 0.5? The cake has the same shape as the box.
  5. The publisher
    books_33 The publisher prepares the release of the dictionary. Print preparation costs no matter the number of printed copies of 150000 CZK. The printer charges 80 CZK for one print. A) What are the costs of one dictionary if 5000 copies printed? B) For what numb
  6. Exchange rates
    penize_49 If the Canadian dollar appreciated by C$0.005 relative to the US dollar, what would be the new value of the Canadian dollar per US dollar? Assume the current exchange rate was US$1 = C$0.907.
  7. Find the 6
    pc_smile_1 Find the total cost of 10 computers at $ 2100 each and 7 boxes of diskettes at $12 each
  8. Composite ratio
    penize_49 Jakub, Aneta, and Lenka divided 1342 USD in the ratio 5/2: 3/10: 1/4. How much did Lenka take?
  9. Tickets 4
    cinema2_13 Stacey is selling tickets to the school play. The tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children. She sells twice as many adult tickets as children's tickets and brings in a total of $342. How many of each kind of ticket did she sell?
  10. Discount
    saty_1 The dress was discounted by CZK 115, which was 12% of the original price. What is the cost of the dress after the discount?
  11. Sugars
    vaha2 In what ratio must two sorts of sugar, costing #390 and #315 per kg respectively, be mixed in order to produce a mixture worth #369 per kg?
  12. Phone plan
    phones_3 Victoria's cell phone plan costs $30.00 a month. If she used 12.5 hours in May, how much did Victoria pay per minute?
  13. Bricklayer
    tiles2_2 How much do we pay for a bricklayer laying a pavement in a square room with a diagonal of 8 m, if 1 sqm with work will cost for CZK 420?
  14. Chocolate
    cokolada Randy bought 6 same chocolates for 6 Eur. How many euros will he pay for 25 chocolates?
  15. Bonus
    moeny Gross wage was 527 EUR including 16% bonus. How many EUR were bonuses?
  16. Coffee
    coffe In stock are three kinds of branded coffee prices: I. kind......248 Kč/kg II. kind......134 Kč/kg III. kind.....270 Kč/kg Mixing these three species in the ratio 10:7:7 create a mixture. What will be the price of 1100 grams of this mixture?
  17. Store
    pave One meter of the textile were discounted by 2 USD. Now 9 m of textile cost as before 8 m. Calculate the old and new price of 1 m of the textile.
  18. Medicament
    tablets Same type of medicament produces a number of manufacturers in a variety of packages with different content of active substance. Pack 1: includes 60 pills of 600 mg of active substance per pack cost 9 Eur. Pack 2: includes 150 pills of 500 mg of active sub
  19. Inflation
    dollar What is better for people (employees)? ?
  20. Cone A2V
    popcorn Surface of cone in the plane is a circular arc with central angle of 126° and area 415 dm2. Calculate the volume of a cone.

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